Her hair was gray.

The Arabic phrase Her hair was gray. is pronounced kaana sha3ruhaa ramaadiyyan and written ﻛَﺎﻥَ ﺷَﻌﺮُﻫَﺎ ﺭَﻣَﺎﺩِﻳّﺎً

The Arabic words in Her hair was gray.

Below you can see detailed information about every word in the Arabic phrase Her hair was gray.. You can see the English translation of the word, how the word is spelled and pronounced and how the word has been conjugated in the phrase. There is also a link to get even more information about the word.

to be

ﻛَﺎﻥَ
Pronounciation: kaana
English translation: to be
Part of speech: verb
person: he
tense: past tense

hair

ﺷَﻌﺮُﻫَﺎ
Pronounciation: sha3ruhaa
English translation (of the word in its basic form): hair
Part of speech: noun
case: nominative
definiteness: definite form (beginning of an idafa contruction)
gender: masculine
Nominative case is used for example to show the subject in a verbal sentence.

The base form of the word hair

ﺷَﻌﺮ
sha3r
(singular, indefinite, no case)
Suffix
ْﻬَﺎ
haa
her
The suffix forms an idafa construction with the word.

gray

ﺭَﻣَﺎﺩِﻳّﺎً
Pronounciation: ramaadiyyan
English translation: gray
Part of speech: adjective
case: accusative
definiteness: indefinite form
gender: masculine
Accusative case has many usages. For example it is used for the object in a verbal sentence. It is also used for predicative to incomplete verbs like kaana.

Type of phrase: Sentences

A complete sentence. The sentence has a verb. But in Arabic, there are also complete sentences without verbs.